Temporary Mill Maintenance Planner

Hemlo, Ontario, Canada
May 13, 2022
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Williams Operating Corporation - Barrick Gold located near Marathon in Northwestern Ontario presently requires a:

Temporary Mill Maintenance Planner

The Temporary Mill Maintenance Planner will develop maintenance plans in order of priority for preventative, backlog, shutdown and break-in maintenance activities. The maintenance Planner will optimize, and monitor compliance to, preventative maintenance programs and schedules for all processing facilities, HVAC and ancillary equipment


  • Coordination and planning for the Mill maintenance and HVAC department
  • Plan work orders in SAP based on priorities set by both operations and maintenance
  • Quality Communication: Communicates effectively and professionally at all times
  • Assist with backlog review and prioritization
  • Create, edit, and maintain task lists for routine and repeatable jobs
  • Update bill of materials as needed
  • Responsible for cost control of work plans and parts ordering - look for opportunities for improved efficiencies
  • Perform work order review and release
  • Audit previous plans for accuracy and implement improvements in future work
  • Communicate regularly with strategic procurement to ensure material availability when needed
  • Communicate with maintenance trades and supervisor to ensure timely feedback is provided and received
  • Support other planners and supervisors on the team by sharing knowledge and providing solutions
  • Attend and participate in all safety meetings and town halls
  • Time Management: Able to pace own work and to work unsupervised. Capable of readjusting priorities when necessary.
  • Continuous Improvement: Aptitude and ability to identify and implement improvements


  • Practical experience in maintenance industry, preferably mine/mill processing related.
  • 2 years' experience with computer-based maintenance planning/ scheduling.
  • Ability to read, understand and maintain drawings and schematics utilizing the applicable methods
  • Millwright certification in the Province of Ontario; preferred.
  • Sound understanding of both the principals of preventative maintenance and maintenance planning
  • Clear understanding of maintenance standards and procedures
  • Ability to work effectively with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) SAP
  • Communication, leadership, and team building skills
  • Strong prioritization, organization, and reasoning skills
  • Strong mechanical expertise in troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Ability to walk down to a job and assure work has been completed per standard work instruction and follows applicable code per site location.
  • Ability to develop individuals to achieve better results
  • Proficient in follow-up and feedback
  • Climbing equipment ladders
  • Valid Ontario Driver's License
  • Previous maintenance planner or coordinator experience
  • Previous experience with SAP
  • Experience in mining is considered an asset

What we can Offer You

  • Ability to make lasting positive impact on the Operation
  • Experience working on a World Class, geologically complex Archean Greenstone gold deposit
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

About Barrick

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.

About Hemlo

Situated near the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in north western Ontario, 350 km east of Thunder Bay, we have an underground/open pit: residential mine site. This rugged and beautiful area is an outdoor paradise - home to dozens of species of birds and animals as well as moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including enjoying lake country/cottages, camping, boating, beaches, hiking, hunting and fishing, as well as sledding, snowshoeing, x-country skiing in the winter; you'll want to explore opportunities at Barrick-Hemlo. With two communities in proximity, both Marathon and Manitouwadge have all the amenities you'll require and is regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with affordable costs of living and a terrific quality of life.

Barrick is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.